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Limes essential guide to the Queens Diamond Jubilee
EDITOR - Vernia Mengot
After 60 years of the Queen’s reign; London will be buzzing with festivities to kick off the summer, and this year in true British patriotism lots of events will be taking place in and around the Capital to celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
This month Lime has an exclusive selection of some of the events that might take your fancy...
4 June Archer Street
The West End's newest hotspot, Archer Street will host a traditional street party in the heart of vibrant Soho to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The venue will be pre-selling tables themed around our best loved royals. As well as having traditional bunting decorating the street, there will be a stage where the all-singing, all-singing bar staff will be joined by West End stars ready to entertain guests. The venue will also be serving the bespoke, Jubilee cocktail, containing Millers Gin, Chase Rhubarb Liquer and Lady Grey Tea stirred with Rose Syrup, Cranberry Juice and Rhubarb Biters served in a vintage teapot as well as other favourite concoctions. So, join us for a quintessentially British knees-up - Rule Britannia style.
Info: Info: Archer Street Jubilee Street Party, 3-4 Archer Street, Soho, London, W1D 7AP.
Maggie’s on the River at The Henley Royal Regatta
The summer season’s smash hit looks set to be the Maggie’s tent at The Henley Royal Regatta. Maggie’s will be throwing a true Club Tropicana style bash, complete with 80s inspired live music and DJS, giant discoballs and some Maggie’s sharing cocktails, ensuring that revellers will truly be walking on sunshine until dawn. The Tide is High but we’re holding on for Maggie’s At Henley.
29 June-2 July Winterwell
This year’s most stylish boutique festival will come in the shape of Winterwell. Founded six years ago by event organiser Josh Ford, Winterwell will take place in asweeping valley in the Cotswolds, and this year will delve into the rich tradition of the Old West, an era with a spirit of wild adventure, with a unique interactive theme allowing everyone to get involved and star in their own spaghetti western.
In honour of the Diamond Jubilee this summer, supperclub will be descending into anarchy in the UK. With punk rock taking over in a nod to the Sex Pistols, supperclub will transform itself into a diamond punk palace
London's largest South African, restaurant will be hosting a grand Commonwealth celebration to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. They will be hosting an unforgettable day, celebrating in try Shaka Style.
Additional Info: The Queen came to the throne on 6 February 1952 and her coronation took place on 2 June 1953.